- Dec. 19, 2011 - PHILADELPHIA --
Ruperto Vanderpool, a natural born comedian who's best known for his pantomiming humor and his endless variety of facial expressions. Born and raised in New York City the Bronx as son of Dominican parents, allowed Ruperto to be exposed to a diverse array of cultures that have provided him with many experiences, which today he incorporates into his stand up routine. "Funny things always happened in my house being that there were 8 of us." It's no surprise that he brings an extremely high level of energy, personality and style to the comedy stage that is hard to find today. Ruperto is currently featured in a major motion picture " The Cookout" produced by Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Films and Lions Gate Films. Ruperto's television appearances consist of CBS Urban Latino TV, BET's Comic View, Galavison's Que Locos!, special featured guest on It's Showtime at the Apollo, Ricki Lake and NBC's Law & Order special victims unit. He was chosen to perform at the Latino Laugh Festival in San Antonio, Texas and recently made his debut as a writer for the online animated series, La Familia which can be seen on the new website icaramba.com. When asked about his most memorable perfomansce he immediately brings up his two shows at the theater I Madison Square Garden for the popular New York radio show La Mega 97.9 FM. "My voice was hoarse, I closed out the show and brought the house down! The feeling was incredible!!" Comedy is just one part of this magnetic performer's rising career. Ruperto Vandrpool is read to take on the world. His playful use of both English and Spanish allows this pioneer of Dominican-American Comedy to give a touch of "sabor" (flavor) to his audience.
Ruperto will take the stage along with professional comedians: Owen "Blakka" Ellis of Jamaica, Franki "Trixx" Agyemand representing Africa, Marc Trindad representing Trinidad and A.G.White of Brooklyn, U.S.A. This unique event will be hosted by international film star Paul Campbell of Shottas, Third World Cop, Dancehall Queen and more. Reggae, rock songstress Tessanne Chin of Jamaica will wrap the show singing her most notable songs.
An after party will follow on site right after the show. Tickets are available of Ticketfly.com. A night full of laughs, fine entertainment and unity.Photo: